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Kathleen Andrews (Kate)
Food and Feed Safety Research
Microbiologist

Phone: (979) 260-9378
Fax: (979) 260-9332

2881 F&B ROAD
COLLEGE STATION, TX 77845

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Disinfectant and antimicrobial susceptibility studies of Staphylococcus aureus strains and ST398 and ST5 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains from swine mandibular lymph node tissue, commercial pork sausage… Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beier, R.C., Andrews, K., Hume, M.E., Sohail, M.U., Harvey, R.B., Poole, T.L., Crippen, T.L., Anderson, R.C. 2021. Disinfectant and antimicrobial susceptibility studies of Staphylococcus aureus strains and ST398 and ST5 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains from swine mandibular lymph node tissue, commercial pork sausage meat and swine feces. Microorganisms. 9(11). Article 2401. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms9112401.
Interactions of organic acids with Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA strains from swine mandibular lymph node tissue, commercial pork sausage meat and feces Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beier, R.C., Andrews, K., Poole, T.L., Harvey, R.B., Crippen, T.L., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2020. Interactions of organic acids with Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA strains from swine mandibular lymph node tissue, commercial pork sausage meat and feces. International Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 5(4):165-183. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.ijmb.20200504.12.
Disinfectant and antimicrobial susceptibility studies of the foodborne pathogen Campylobacter jejuni isolated from the litter of broiler chicken houses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beier, R.C., Byrd II, J.A., Andrews, K., Caldwell, D.Y., Crippen, T.L., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2021. Disinfectant and antimicrobial susceptibility studies of the foodborne pathogen Campylobacter jejuni isolated from the litter of broiler chicken houses. Poultry Science. 100(2):1024-1033. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psj.2020.10.045.
Inhibition and interactions of Campylobacter jejuni from broiler chicken houses with organic acids Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beier, R.C., Byrd II, J.A., Caldwell, D.Y., Andrews, K., Crippen, T.L., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2019. Inhibition and interactions of Campylobacter jejuni from broiler chicken houses with organic acids. Microorganisms. 7(8):1-18. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms7080223.
Disinfectant and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of Campylobacter coli isolated in 1998 to 1999 and 2015 from swine and commercial pork chops Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beier, R.C., Harvey, R.B., Hernandez Jr., C.A., Andrews, K., Droleskey, R.E., Hume, M.E., Davidson, M.K., Bodeis-Jones, S., Young, S., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2019. Disinfectant and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of Campylobacter coli isolated in 1998 to 1999 and 2015 from swine and commercial pork chops. Journal of Food Science. 84(6):1501-1512. https://doi.org/10.1111/1750-3841.14622.
Interactions of organic acids with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium isolated from community wastewater in Texas Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beier, R.C., Harvey, R.B., Poole, T.L., Hume, M.E., Crippen, T.L., Highfield, L.D., Alali, W.Q., Andrews, K., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2019. Interactions of organic acids with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium isolated from community wastewater in Texas. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 126(2):480-488. https://doi.org/10.1111/jam.14145.
Interactions of organic acids with Campylobacter coli from swine Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beier, R.C., Harvey, R.B., Hernandez Jr, C.A., Hume, M.E., Andrews, K., Droleskey, R.E., Davidson, M.K., Bodeis-Jones, S., Young, S., Duke, S.E., Anderson, R.C., Crippen, T.L., Poole, T.L., Nisbet, D.J. 2018. Interactions of organic acids with Campylobacter coli from swine. PLoS One. 13(8):e0202100. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0202100.
Interactions of organic acids with Salmonella strains from feedlot water-sprinkled cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beier, R.C., Callaway, T.R., Andrews, K., Poole, T.L., Crippen, T.L., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2017. Interactions of organic acids with Salmonella strains from feedlot water-sprinkled cattle. Journal of Food Chemistry & Nanotechnology. 3(2):60-66. https://doi.org/10.17756/jfcn.2017-038.
Disinfectant and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of Salmonella strains from feedlot water-sprinkled cattle: Hides and feces Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beier, R.C., Callaway, T.R., Andrews, K., Poole, T.L., Crippen, T.L., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2017. Disinfectant and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of Salmonella strains from feedlot water-sprinkled cattle: Hides and feces. Journal of Food Chemistry & Nanotechnology. 3(2):50-59. https://doi.org/10.17756/jfcn.2017-037.
Disinfectant and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of the big six non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strains from food animals and humans Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beier, R.C., Franz, E., Bono, J.L., Mandrell, R.E., Fratamico, P.M., Callaway, T.R., Andrews, K., Poole, T.L., Crippen, T.L., Sheffield, C.L., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2016. Disinfectant and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of the big six non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strains from food animals and humans. Journal of Food Protection. 79(8):1355-1370.
The prevalence of Salmonella from cheek meat and head trim in a pork processing plant in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Survey of Clostridium difficile in retail seafood in College Station, Texas Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norman, K.N., Harvey, R.B., Andrews, K., Hume, M.E., Callaway, T.R., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2014. Survey of Clostridium difficile in retail seafood in College Station, Texas. Food Additives & Contaminants. 31(6):1127-1129.
Transfer of tylosin resistance between Enterococcus spp. during continuous-flow culture of feral or domestic porcine gut microbes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramlachan, N., Anderson, R.C., Andrews, K., Harvey, R.B., Nisbet, D.J. 2012. Transfer of tylosin resistance between Enterococcus spp. during continuous-flow culture of feral or domestic porcine gut microbes. Agriculture, Food and Analytical Bacteriology. 2:111-120.
Clostridium difficile in poultry and poultry meat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harvey, R.B., Norman, K.N., Andrews, K., Hume, M.E., Scanlan, C.M., Callaway, T.R., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2011. Clostridium difficile in poultry and poultry meat. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 8:1321-1323.
Prevalence and genotypic characteristics of Clostridium difficle in a closed and integrated human and swine population - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norman, K.N., Scott, H.M., Harvey, R.B., Norby, B., Hume, M.E., Andrews, K. 2011. Prevalence and genotypic characteristics of Clostridium difficle in a closed and integrated human and swine population. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77:5755–5760.
Clostridium difficile in retail meat and processing plants in Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harvey, R.B., Norman, K.N., Andrews, K., Norby, B., Hume, M.E., Scanlan, C.M., Hardin, M.D., Scott, H.M. 2011. Clostridium difficile in retail meat and processing plants in Texas. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 23:807-811.
Prevalence of Clostridium difficile in pork and retail meat in Texas - (Proceedings)
Harvey, R.B., Norman, K.N., Andrews, K., Norby, B., Hume, M.E., Scott, H.M. 2011. Prevalence of Clostridium difficile in pork and retail meat in Texas. Proceedings of 9th International Safepork Conference. p. 79.
Varied prevalence of Clostridium difficile in an integrated swine operation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norman, K.N., Harvey, R.B., Scott, M.H., Hume, M.E., Andrews, K., Brawley, A.D. 2009. Varied prevalence of Clostridium difficile in an integrated swine operation. Anaerobe. 15:256-260.
Planktonic and biofilm communities from 7-day-old chicken cecal microflora cultures: Characterization and resistance to Salmonella colonization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Andrews, K., Bongaerts, R.J., Nisbet, D.J. 2009. Planktonic and biofilm communities from 7-day-old chicken cecal microflora cultures: Characterization and resistance to Salmonella colonization. Journal of Food Protection. 72:1812-1820.
Planktonic and biofilm communities from 7-day-old chicken cecal microflora cultures: Characterization and resistance to Salmonella colonization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Andrews, K., Bongaerts, R.J., Nisbet, D.J. 2009. Planktonic and biofilm communities from 7-day-old chicken cecal microflora cultures: Characterization and resistance to Salmonella colonization. Journal of Food Protection. 72:1812-1820.
Clostridium difficile in mixed populations of animals and humans - (Abstract Only)
Characterization of planktonic and biofilm communities of day-of-hatch chicks cecal microflora and their resistance to Salmonella colonization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Andrews, K., Bongaerts, R.J., Nisbet, D.J. 2009. Characterization of planktonic and biofilm communities of day-of-hatch chicks cecal microflora and their resistance to Salmonella colonization. Journal of Food Protection. 72:959-965.
Characterization of planktonic and biofilm communities of day-of-hatch chicks cecal microflora and their resistance to Salmonella colonization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Bischoff, K.M., Andrews, K. 2009. Characterization of planktonic and biofilm communities of day-of-hatch chicks cecal microflora and their resistance to Salmonella colonization. Journal of Food Protection. 72:959-965.
Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis as a tool to determine batch similarity of probiotic cultures of porcine cecal bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hume, M.E., Scanlan, C.M., Harvey, R.B., Andrews, K., Snodgrass, J.D., Nalian, A.G., Kley, A.M., Nisbet, D.J. 2008. Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis as a tool to determine batch similarity of probiotic cultures of porcine cecal bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74:5241-5243.
Planktonic and biofilm community characterization and Salmonella resistance of 14-day old chicken cecal microflora derived continuous-flow cultures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crippen, T.L., Sheffield, C.L., Andrews, K., Dowd, S.E., Nisbet, D.J. 2008. Planktonic and biofilm community characterization and Salmonella resistance of 14-day old chicken cecal microflora derived continuous-flow cultures. Journal of Food Protection. 71:1981-1987.
Bacterial concentration and diversity within repetitive aliquots collected from replicate continuous flow bioreactor cultures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crippen, T.L., Sheffield, C.L., Andrews, K., Bongaerts, R.J. 2008. Bacterial concentration and diversity within repetitive aliquots collected from replicate continuous flow bioreactor cultures. The Open Microbiology Journal. 2:60-65.
PREVALENCE OF CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE IN AN INTEGRATED SWINE OPERATION - (Abstract Only)
Harvey, R.B., Norman, K.N., Scott, M.H., Hume, M.E., Andrews, K. 2008. Prevalence of Clostridium difficile in an integrated swine operation [abstract]. Proceedings of the 9th Biennial Congress of the Anaerobe Society of the Americas, June 23-27, 2008, Long Beach, CA. p. 151.
Antibiotic and disinfectant susceptibility profiles of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) isolated from community wastewater in Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beier, R.C., Duke, S.E., Ziprin, R.L., Harvey, R.B., Hume, M.E., Poole, T.L., Scott, H.M., Highfield, L.D., Alali, W.Q., Andrews, K., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2008. Antibiotic and disinfectant susceptibility profiles of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) isolated from community wastewater in Texas. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 80(3):188-194.
A comparative study on the effects of tylosin on select bacteria during continuous-flow culture of mixed populations of gut microflora derived from a feral and a domestic pig - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramlachan, N., Anderson, R.C., Andrews, K., Harvey, R.B., Nisbet, D.J. 2008. A comparative study on the effects of tylosin on select bacteria during continuous-flow culture of mixed populations of gut microflora derived from a feral and a domestic pig. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 5:21-31.
Comparison of the prevalence and genomic characteristics of Clostridium difficile isolated from various production groups in a vertically integrated swine operation - (Abstract Only)
Clostridium difficile prevalence in an integrated swine operation in Texas - (Abstract Only)
Harvey, R.B., Hume, M.E., Norman, K.N., Scott, H.M., Andrews, K., Martin, J.D., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2007. Clostridium difficile prevalence in an integrated swine operation in Texas [abstract]. Proceedings of Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. 34:28.
A comparative study on the effect of subtherapeutic tylosin administration on select feral or domestic porcine gut microflora grown in continuous-flow culture - (Proceedings)
Ramlachan, N., Anderson, R.C., Andrews, K., Nisbet, D.J. 2007. A comparative study on the effect of subtherapeutic tylosin administration on select feral or domestic porcine gut microflora grown in continuous-flow culture. In: Proceedings of 7th International Safepork Symposium, May 9-11, 2007, Verona, Italy. p. 481-484.
Characterization of an antibiotic resistant clostridium hathewayi strain from a continuous flow exclusion chemostat culture derived from the cecal contents of a feral pig - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramlachan, N., Andrews, K., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2007. Characterization of an antibiotic resistant Clostridium hathewayi strain from a continuous flow exclusion chemostat culture derived from the cecal contents of a feral pig. Anaerobe. 13:153-160.
Interaction of Bifidobacterium animalis subspecies lactis (Bb 12) and Salmonella typhimurium in continuous-flow chemostatic culture - (Proceedings)
Harvey, R.B., Genovese, K.J., Droleskey, R.E., Andrews, K., Solano Aguilar, G. 2007. Interaction of Bifidobacterium animalis subspecies lactis (Bb 12) and Salmonella typhimurium in continuous-flow chemostatic culture. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Safepork Symposium, May 9-11, 2007, Verona, Italy. p. 291-294.
Interaction of Bifidobacterium animalis subspecies lactis (Bb12) and Salmonella typhimurium in continuous-flow chemostatic culture - (Proceedings)
Harvey, R.B., Genovese, K.J., Droleskey, R.E., Andrews, K., Solano Aguilar, G. 2007. Interaction of Bifidobacterium animalis subspecies lactis (Bb12) and Salmonella typhimurium in continuous-flow chemostatic culture. In: Proceedings of 7th International Safepork Symposium, May 9-11, 2007, Verona, Italy. p. 291-294.
ENTERAL FEEDING, COMPARED TO PARENTERAL FEEDING, ENHANCES BACTERIAL GUT COLONIZATION IN NEONATAL PIGS - (Abstract Only)
Harvey, R.B., Andrews, K., Droleskey, R.E., Kansagra, K.V., Stoll, B., Burrin, D.G., Callaway, T.R., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2006. Enteral feeding, compared to parenteral feeding, enhances bacterial gut colonization in neonatal pigs [abstract]. Reproduction Nutrition Development. 46(Suppl. 1):S17.
DEREPLICATION BY AUTOMATED RIBOTYPING OF A PROBIOTIC COMPETITIVE EXCLUSION CULTURE BACTERIAL ISOLATE LIBRARY - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheffield, C.L., Andrews, K., Harvey, R.B., Crippen, T.L., Nisbet, D.J. 2006. Dereplication by automated ribotyping of a competitive exclusion culture bacterial isolate library. Journal of Food Protection. 69:228-232.
QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPARISON OF BACTERIAL COLONIZATION OF THE NEONATAL PIG GUT AS INFLUENCED BY ENTERAL VERSUS TOTAL PARENTERAL FEEDING - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harvey, R.B., Andrews, K., Droleskey, R.E., Kansagra, K.V., Stoll, B., Burrin, D.G., Sheffield, C.L., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2006. Qualitative and quantitative comparison of gut bacterial colonization in enterally and parenterally fed neonatal pigs. Current Issues in Intestinal Microbiology. 7:61-64.
AN ATYPICAL CAMPYLOBACTER COLI EXHIBITING UNUSUAL MORPHOLOGY - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziprin, R.L., Hume, M.E., Andrews, K., Droleskey, R.E., Harvey, R.B., Sheffield, C.L. 2005. An atypical Campylobacter coli exhibiting unusual morphology. Current Microbiology. 51:1-4.
THE EFFECT OF PROBIOTIC BACTERIA ON THE IMMUNE SYSTEM OF WEANED PIGS MONITORED BY REAL TIME PCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solano Aguilar, G., Ledbetter, T., Dawson, H.D., Andrews, K., Harvey, R.B., Schoene, N., Urban Jr, J.F. 2004. The effect of probiotic bacteria on the immune system of weaned pigs monitored by Real time PCR. Proceedings 18th International Pig Veterinary Society Meeting, Hamburg, Germany, October 2004. p. 380.
COMPARISON OF ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE PATTERNS IN AN INTEGRATED SWINE AND HUMAN POPULATION - (Abstract Only)
Harvey, R.B., Campbell, L.D., Scott, H.M., Andrews, K., Bischoff, K.M., Sheffield, C.L., Anderson, R.C. 2004. Comparison of antimicrobial resistance patterns in an integrated swine and human population. Proceedings of 18th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. 2:517.
CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE PREVALENCE IN THE NEONATAL PIG GUT IS INCREASED BY PARENTERAL FEEDING VERSUS ENTERAL FEEDING ()
Harvey, R.B., Andrews, K., Droleskey, R.E., Kansagra, K.V., Stoll, B., Burrin, D.G., Genovese, K.J., Edrington, T.S., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2003. Clostridium difficile prevalence in the neonatal pig gut is increased by parenteral feeding versus enteral feeding. Proceedings of 9th International Symposium on Digestive Physiology in Pigs. II:111-113.
USE OF A PORCINE-DERIVED, DEFINED CULTURE OR COMMENSAL BACTERIA AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO ANTIBIOTICS TO CONTROL E. COLI DISEASE IN WEANED PIGS ()
Harvey, R.B., Ebert, R.C., Schmitt, C.S., Andrews, K., Genovese, K.J., Anderson, R.C., Scott, H.M., Callaway, T.R., Nisbet, D.J. 2003. Use of a porcine-derived, defined culture of commensal bacteria as an alternative to antibiotics to control E. coli disease in weaned pigs. Proceedings of 9th International Symposium on Digestive Physiology in Pigs. II:72-74.
COMPETITIVE EXCLUSION CULTURE REDUCES MORTALITY FROM F-18 STRAIN E COLI IN NURSERY PIGS - (Abstract Only)
USE OF A PORCINE-DERIVED, DEFINED CULTURE OF COMMENSAL BACTERIA AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO ANTIBIOTICS TO CONTROL E. COLI DISEASE IN WEANED PIGS: FIELD TRIAL RESULTS - (Abstract Only)
CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE PREVALENCE IN THE NEONATAL PIG GUT IS REDUCED BY ENTERAL FEEDING VERSUS PARENTERAL FEEDING - (Abstract Only)
CONTROL OF ENTEROTOXIGENIC E. COLI IN A COMMERCIAL SWINE OPERATION BY USE OF A COMPETITIVE EXCLUSION CULTURE - (Abstract Only)
COMPETITIVE EXCLUSION CULTURE REDUCES MORTALITY FROM F-18 STRAIN E. COLI IN NURSERY PIGS-FIELD TRIAL RESULTS - (Proceedings)
Harvey, R.B., Ebert, R.C., Andrews, K., Genovese, K.J., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2003. Competitive exclusion culture reduces mortality from F-18 strain E. coli in nursery pigs-field trial results. Proceedings of American Association of Swine Veterinarians. p. 485-486.
BACTERIAL COLONIZATION OF THE NEONATAL PIG GUT IS ALTERED BY ENTERAL VERSUS PARENTERAL FEEDING - (Abstract Only)
IN VITRO INHIBITION OF SALMONELLA ENTERICA SEROVARS CHOLERAESUIS AND TYPHIMURIUM, ESCHERICHIA COLI F18, AND ESCHERICHIA COLI O157:H7 BY A RECOMBINED PORCINE CONTINUOUS-FLOW COMPETITIVE EXCLUSION CULTURE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)